Sago Khichdi Recipe (Savory Tapioca Pearls Stir Fry)

Sago Khichdi Recipe (Savory Tapioca Pearls Stir Fry)
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Sago Khichdi is one of the tastiest recipes which is made especially during the fasting days. It is mostly preferred on Navratri fasting days or on Shivratri. But you can enjoy this savoury on any day in breakfast or as a snack as well. Soaked sago pearls or tapioca is sauteed with bite-sized potatoes and peanuts to prepare the dish. To this white pearl beauty, we have added a few red pearls (pomegranate kernels) and it definitely took the dish to another level.

Serve Sago Khichdi on its own or with any raita of your choice.

You can also try other Khichdi recipes such as

  1. Khichdi With Fresh Spices
  2. Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi
  3. Moong Ki Khichdi

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

40 M


2 Servings


  • 1 cup Sabudana (Tapioca Pearls)
  • 1/4 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1/2 Anardana Powder (Pomegranate Seed Powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • Oil , as needed
  • Salt , as required (kala namak, if making it for fasting)
  • 1 Potato (Aloo) , boiled, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped

How to make Sago Khichdi Recipe (Savory Tapioca Pearls Stir Fry)

  1. To begin making the Sago Khichdi recipe, soak Sago (sabudana) in water for 4-5 hours. As it gets soft and is puffed up it is ready for use.

  2. Drain all the water and let sago dry other wise it will stick and become lumpy.

  3. Heat oil in a wok and add peanuts. Roast them till they change their colour to brown.

  4. To this add potatoes, tomatoes, green chillies and sauté for about 5-8 minutes till the potatoes become soft.

  5. After 5-8 minutes, add sabudana, salt and chopped coriander. Mix everything well.

  6. Switch off the flame and add lemon juice, pomegranate kernels and toss up carefully.

  7. Serve Sago Khichdi on its own or with any raita of your choice.

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